Daily GK Update : Current Affairs Today 12th August 2018

Here is Today’s Daily GK Current Affairs 12th August 2018. This post contains all National, International, Business and sports based current affairs on August 12th, 2018. We have given the daily GK and detailed explanation of current affairs to improve your GK levels. Once you come through these current affairs and try to attempt all bits correctly.

National News

All female SWAT team

Delhi Police has instated in an all-female special weapons and tactics (SWAT) team.

This is for the very first time in India that such a team has been instated.

Defense Industrial Corridor

In Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh Nirmala Sitharaman & Yogi Adityanath inducted a Defence Industrial Corridor to develop areas dedicated to defense production.

There are 6 nodal points in the corridor will be Agra, Aligarh, Lucknow, Kanpur, Chitrakoot & Jhansi.

Air quality index by CPCB

Gurugram is the most polluted city in India.

The AQI of Gurugram has crossed 300 marks which is the very poor category

International news

 First Muslim Woman in US Congress

The First Woman elected in the Congress is Rashida Tlaib and she defeated Brenda Jones a Detroit City Council President

List of 100 female trailblazers

Marie Curie has been named the most influential woman in history in a list of 100 female trailblazers.

She was nominated by Patricia Fara (President of the British Society for the History of Science).

SCO Grinding Mission 2018

Russia is organizing the SCO Grinding Mission and Central Ministry Commission started the Joint Exercises 2018 in Russia.

 Business News

Remittances Data in 2016-17

The United Arab Emirates is the top source of inward remittances.

Kerala has received maximum inward remittances.

 Bajaj Allianz General Insurance with Vijaya Bank

This corporate agreement will enable distribution of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance products through the bank’s network of 2,129 branches across the country.

This will enable distribution of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance products through Vijaya Bank.

Sports News

 2018 Joan Gamper Trophy

Spanish side and hosts Barcelona will face Argentine side Boca Juniors at the Camp Nou in Barcelona.

The 2018 Joan Gamper Trophy will be the 53rd edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy, an annual friendly football match held in August each year.

Calcutta Football League-2018

This event is ongoing, Mohun Bagan 1-0 beat George Telegraph.

Calcutta Football League (CFL) is the football league system where several football clubs of the Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) participate.

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